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Robert Reich Has It Half Right

In his blog item titled “The Anatomy Of Intolerance” he expresses it half correctly when he attributes intolerant social behavior to fear, but it is not fear alone in bad economic times that causes intolerance to manifest itself in an … Continue reading

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Breitbart vs Sherrod – Character Assassination Of The Worst Type

  Cartoon: Pat Bagley The lack of ethics and perversions of far right demagogues in the media (Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, et al) have no limits, making them astounding aberrations in the eyes of reasonable, educated … Continue reading

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Clueless Loser File: Jesse Thornhill

  This young man was bound to get his mug plastered on the Internet, however, not for the obvious reason. ¬†Everything would have been fine, Jesse Thornhill would have just continued living his non-descript, ¬†boring life, were it not for … Continue reading

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Good News & Bad News From Iran

The Telegraph is reporting: In an attempt to rid the country of “decadent Western cuts”, Iran’s culture ministry has produced a catalogue of haircuts that meet government approval. This is apparently good news to those aspiring Iranian Simon Cowell types, … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform: More Than Insurance

It seems, from what I have read, heard and seen in the media, that the health care reform initiative that President Obama would like to see implemented boils down to whether or not the government expands its role in providing … Continue reading

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The Alternate Universe of Islamic Law

Imagine a universe where young people are denied an education, or punished when they seek knowledge. Imagine a universe where men who have committed violent crimes are literally slapped on the wrist, and allowed to go free, and where women … Continue reading

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